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Son builds modern dream cabin from recycled materials for his aging father

Retiring to a cozy cabin in the woods is a dream of many. Josh Wynne helped his father fulfill that goal when he designed and built Mike’s Hammock, a …

Design

10 idyllic Greek island retreats from Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Following the completion of an unusually domed holiday home in Greece, we've rounded up 10 summer houses on far-flung Greek islands, including a …

Skinny supertall tower by Meganom unveiled for New York

Moscow-based studio Meganom has been tapped to design its first US project – a slender, 305-metre residential skyscraper planned for Midtown …

Futuristic villa frames stunning mountain, sea views in Greece

It also looks rather like an office staple<p>It’s gorgeous. It really is—a modern, slope-roofed, grass-covered vacation villa surrounded by verdant olive trees. Designed by architects at London firm LASSA, Villa Ypsilon is a domed beauty integrated into the Grecian landscape, with views of farmland, …

Prefabricated lakeside cabin is a beautiful exercise in restraint

Family reunions can be loud affairs, a fact that one Torontonian family patriarch with ten energetic grandkids knows well. To secure peace and quiet …

Drop II. 25 Prints. Your Pick.

Outbuilding of the Week: A Sardinian Guest House in the Trees

The owners of an extensive estate in Sardinia—a Mediterranean island off of mainland Italy—wanted to add a detached guest suite to their property and …

The self-contained mobile prefab Coodo lets you live anywhere in the world

What if you could make your home anywhere in the world without sacrificing creature comforts? Meet Coodo, an eco-friendly mobile home that promises …

Prefab Homes

5 Things Every Loving Homeowner Should Know About Their Own Home

Your relationship with your home is one that will hopefully last a long time, so it pays to learn its most intimate details. And not to be weird, but …

Home Improvement

How to design your forever home - that will last for your lifetime

With its open-plan living spaces, level flooring surfaces between inside and out, walk-in wetrooms and generous kitchen with minimal handle-free units, Jacqui Lait and Peter Jones’s house possesses the desirable design features that anyone would put on their wishlist if they were commissioning an …

Architecture

10 Hip Wallpaper Designs

Wallpaper is a homes' best friend. The popular material changes boring white walls into incredible murals. Wallpaper also adds funk to your home, no matter the room (plus, it's fun to look at).<p>Take a peek at some of our favorite patterned wall designs.

Home Decorating

New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

Living Rooms

Off-grid Passive House runs entirely on solar in Colorado

The asymmetrical home maintains a stable temperature all year long<p>Through freezing winter nights and blistering-hot summer days, this custom Colorado home stays a livable 67-77 degrees Fahrenheit—without a conventional heating or cooling system. It’s also the state’s most energy-efficient abode. …

Highlanders: The architects redefining Scotland's north - CNN Style

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Traditional Indian Architecture Meets Contemporary Office Space in This Naturally-Lit Design by Studio Symbiosis

Studio Symbiosis Architects is amidst the construction process for <i>Punjab Kesari Headquarters</i>, an 18,000 square meter office space in Delhi NCR, India.<p>…

Great Escape: 9 Luxurious, Remote Hotels Around the World

When you think of the world’s most luxurious hotels, your mind probably drifts to a meticulously appointed French suite with views of the Eiffel Tower, or a pristine, rooftop penthouse overlooking the streets of Manhattan—a jewel box in the middle of it all. And while either stay would be quite …

National Parks

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Bend, Oregon city guide: what to see and do, plus the best bars, restaurants and hotels

The change in the Oregon landscape was profound: US route 26 had taken me from the rain-soaked, lush green of the Pacific Northwest over Mount Hood and into the central part of the state. As I headed down that beautiful mountain on the three-hour drive from Portland to Bend, forests and foliage …

Eastern Oregon

London architects create pop-up art studio to highlight the city's unaffordable rents

<b>London Festival of Architecture 2016:</b> architects Tomaso Boano and Jonas Prišmontas have created a small pop-up studio to raise awareness of how …

Olivia de Havilland at 100: See Classic Photos of the Star

Portrait of Olivia de Havilland, circa 1936.<br>John Kobal Foundation—Getty Images<p>1 of 10<p>The Dec. 20, 1948, cover of TIME Cover Credit: BORIS …

Polycarbonate cabin / Alejandro Soffia

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> In 1953 Le Corbusier wrote a letter to the Chilean Architects, and was sent through Emilio Duhart, a …

Vacation Homes

The Glass House Built Around A Tree

A significant number of my childhood fantasies revolved around <b>tree houses</b> - but this design by Kazakh architect <b>Aibek Almassov</b> just flips the whole …

Architecture

The Island No One Wants You to Know About

There is something enticing about the idea of an island getaway. Though there are thousands of island destinations to choose from all over the world, there is one island that expert travelers do not want to share with you. Why? Because it is way too amazing to share! Sound intriguing? Well, lucky …

8. Audition (2001)

A director best known for dull, overpraised gangster melodramas and over the top Manga adaptations, Takashi Miike delivers his low-key masterpiece …

Croatia without the crowds: 9 reasons to visit Northern Dalmatia

With current hotspot Dubrovnik and the fashionable islands of Hvar and Korčula, southern Dalmatia is receiving an influx of tourists of late. But northern Dalmatia, which boasts the same beautiful beaches, rich cultural heritage and spectacular national parks, has yet to experience the same level …

Summer in Style: Sayulita, Mexico Is a Mecca of Hippie Beach Chic

When our good friend invited my family to her destination wedding in Sayulita, Mexico, my first instinct was to book a room at the fabulous Four …

The 10 Best Restaurants In Amalfi, Italy